Deal said the bottom line was that he didn't think the bill was necessary. Our sincere hope is the state repudiates this hateful and bigoted legislation. There were also displays of the tensions between residents of the largest cities in those states, in places like Atlanta and Charlotte, and the millions of people who live in more rural communities. The Free Exercise Protection Act would have protected faith-based entities from providing services, such as performing gay marriages, contrary to their beliefs. The amendments to the Law on Equal Opportunitieswhich were passed by the Seimas on Tuesday, ban discrimination against EU citizens and their family members exercising their right to free movement on grounds of nationality. Listen to America.
The first Hunger Games movie was filmed in North Carolina, which enacted measures yesterday to stop local government from passing by-laws and the like to stop discrimination against the LGBT community.
Companies like Salesforce and Disney, the latter of which brings in hundreds of millions of dollars to the state's economy, had vowed to take their business elsewhere if the bill became law. See all newsletters. By Jeffrey Fleishman and Daniel Miller.